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Lacher leads First Church of the Nazarene

November 10, 2014 • VistasComments Off

By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record Rev. Lawrence A. Lacher serves as the lead pastor at the Roswell First Church of the Nazarene and he has been leading the Roswell congregation since April. In spite of having two doctorates, Lacher is a big, friendly presence as he welcomes visitors to the church. “You can [&hellip...

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Altrusa welcomes new member

November 10, 2014 • VistasComments Off

Submitted Altrusa International Inc. of Roswell recently installed Susie Russell as a new member. Russell is currently the academic training coordinator for the International Law Enforcement Academy-Roswell. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of...

Masonic Lodge announces raffle winners

November 10, 2014 • VistasComments Off

Staff Report The Pecos Valley Masonic Lodge No. 7 recently held a fundraiser in the West Lake parking lot and raised more than $4,000 for the lodge. The winners of the raffle are: • Pat Schrader, of Roswell, won a Sanyo TV. • Serenity Bingo, of Roswell,...

Leadership Roswell Alumni Association to meet Nov. 12

November 10, 2014 • VistasComments Off

The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association will meet for breakfast and a program titled, “Conducting Better Business Meetings” from 7:30 to 9 a.m., Nov. 12, at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce conference room. Cost is $5 for members, $10 for non-members....

Around Town: Healthsense to take place

November 6, 2014 • VistasComments Off

Dr. Ranjith Wijeratne, M.D., of Eastern New Mexico Gastroenterology, will speak at Healthsense from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7. Healthsense is held at Senior Circle in the Wilshire Center, 2801 N. Main St., next door to Family Dollar. The talk is...

Around Town: Pecos Valley Quilters meeting to take place

November 5, 2014 • VistasComments Off

The Pecos Valley Quilters business meeting will start at 10 a.m., Nov. 5, at the Roswell Adult Center room 22, located at 807 N. Missouri Ave. Visitors are welcome. For more information call Krisann Robles at 575-623-3774.   D.A.R. to meet The Roswell...

Holly-Day Magic features local and out-of-town vendors, offers homemade gifts for holiday season

November 3, 2014 • VistasComments Off

By Dylanne Petros Vistas Editor Handmade creations make good gifts during the holidays, but for people who are not very crafty and don’t know where to start shopping, they can attend the Holly-Day Magic Art and Craft Show. The craft show, now in its 34th...

Sisters recall nearly a century of life in Roswell, Artesia

November 3, 2014 • VistasComments Off

By Randal Seyler Record City Editor Two longtime area residents have seen nearly a century of change in Roswell and southeastern New Mexico. Roswell resident Orlando Padilla, with the help of his aunts, Valentina Mendoza and Anna Baca, has traced his family...

Desk and Derrick Club to meet Nov. 4

November 3, 2014 • VistasComments Off

The Desk and Derrick Club will host its monthly meeting at noon, Nov. 4, at the Elks Lodge, located at 1720 N. Montana Ave. This month’s meeting will be the election of officers. The meal is chef’s choice for $10. To make reservations by Nov. 3, call Nora...

St. Mark’s welcomes new pastor

November 3, 2014 • VistasComments Off

By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record The congregation of St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church is welcoming a new pastor. “This is a wonderful congregation. It hearkens back to the days when the church really was the center of people’s lives,”...